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  • GOP uses association with Chicago against Obama

    Once there was an aspiring young political strategist who disrupted a Chicago campaign event for a rival party candidate by inviting homeless to it with promises of free food, drink and more. Republicans this election season have been attacking "Chicago-...
  • McManus: Attack-dog days of summer

    McManus: Attack-dog days of summer
    The dog days of July were once a slow time in our presidential campaigns, a time when candidates could take vacations and voters could take a break. The party conventions were still a month or more away; aside from fundraising and backroom strategizing,...
  • Chan Lowe: The truth behind the campaigns

    Chan Lowe: The truth behind the campaigns
    The job of a campaign is to market the candidate in such a way that he gets elected. This may or may not have anything to do with presenting real answers for solving the country’s problems. Usually, it doesn’t.   To attract votes, you go...
  • Chan Lowe: Rev. Wright and Bain Capital

    Chan Lowe: Rev. Wright and Bain Capital
    They said it would be nasty. This is sandbox stuff compared with what’s probably coming. I’m not sure what the Rev. Wright has to do with our assessment of how qualified Barack Obama is to run the country…after all, we’ve had...
  • Venture-capital fundraising plunges 35% in first quarter

    Venture-capital fundraising plunges 35% in first quarter
    Venture-capital fundraising in the U.S. plummeted 35% in the first quarter of 2012 – but the industry is hoping investors are just taking a breather before they begin pledging more funds in earnest. The total pot at the end of the quarter was $4....
  • Goldberg: Free the markets, Mr. Romney

    In his Wisconsin victory speech last Tuesday, Mitt Romney said, "Washington has to become an ally of business, not the opposition of business." This to me is a more worrisome statement than his communications advisor's gaffe about Etch-A-Sketches or...
  • Attacks on Romney may pack more punch this fall

    Attacks on Romney may pack more punch this fall
    Mitt Romney came through this morning's hair-of-the-dog debate in pretty fine shape. Sure, he was targeted more than in any of the 14 previous encounters, and certainly to a much greater degree than in Saturday night's snoozer at St. Anselm College. In...
  • Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans

    Gingrich attack on Romney an attack on Republicans
    So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...
  • The GOP's latest target: Capitalism

    The GOP's latest target: Capitalism
    The biggest story of the New Hampshire primary is unlikely to be the identity of the winner — polls suggest Mitt Romney has matters well in hand. The real surprise is what the candidates attacked. Surely no contemporary group of Republican...
  • Obama back in Chicago for string of fundraisers

    Obama back in Chicago for string of fundraisers
    President Barack Obama returned to the comfort of a supportive hometown Wednesday to raise campaign cash but also faced up to the discomfort of trying to re-energize a political base once built upon hope and change. Speaking at the first of three...
  • Mitt Romney steps up defense of Bain Capital tenure

    Mitt Romney steps up defense of Bain Capital tenure
    Facing efforts by his Republican rivals to paint him as a heartless corporate raider who preyed on struggling companies while working in the world of private equity, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney stepped up his defense of his tenure at Bain...